6/1/17

  • The SOLs keep rolling along today — as the 7th graders take their Civics and Economics Exam.  Due to the test, TA will end early this morning — at 8 a.m. — and then we’ll be following a modified “Team Time” schedule.  The bell will NOT ring between classes today — so be sure to keep your eye on the clock.
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    Testing locations are listed on the call-boards by the library and cafeteria, or you can also check with your TA teacher. Test-takers are reminded that you may ONLY bring the following items: a pencil or pen, a book to read, and earbuds ONLY if you have an approved audio accommodation for the test. You may NOT bring: backpacks or cinch sacks; any electronic devices; nor any water or snacks. And of course, there is zero tolerance for CHEATING.
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    And for all those students who are NOT testing today, you are reminded to be quiet and respectful in the halls. Teachers will be monitoring the hallways to ensure that there are no disruptions. Good luck on the SOL, 7th graders!
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  • The WMS Model UN Club will NOT be meeting this week, but stay tuned for information about the upcoming End-of-the-Year Party — scheduled for next THURSDAY after school.  See Mrs. Carlson with any questions.
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  • And now for some WOLF PACK PRIDE!  The Leo Club fundraisers were a HUGE success this year, raising a total of 500-dollars — all of which will be divided between five deserving charities.  Congratulations to the Leo Club members for all their hard work and dedication, and thank you to our Williamsburg community for your generous support.  Members are reminded to attend today’s meeting after school — where you’ll be voting on which charities will receive the funds.  Way to go, Leo wolves!!
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  • The WMS “Wolfbots” will be holding tryouts for next year’s Robotics team — on MONDAY, June 5th during ASP 1 in room 129.  The tryouts are REQUIRED for all rising 7th and 8th graders who wish to participate — both newbies and returning members alike.  See Mr. Dudek with any questions.  Good luck, Robo-wolves!!
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  • Winner winner, chicken dinner! The annual 8th grade CASINO NIGHT is next FRIDAY — June 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. There will be table games, prizes, dancing, selfies, delicious food, and of course hanging out with your best friends. Feel free to dress up — or dress down — but either way: follow the dress code. Casino Night at WMS — get in on the fun!!
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  • You know that library book you checked out way back in November? Maybe it’s under a pile of papers in your locker, stuck in a desk drawer, or crammed in the bottom of your book bag?  Well, do your librarians a favor — and TURN IT IN ALREADY!!  Whether you’ve had a book for one week or 6-months, ALL books are due this FRIDAY, June 2nd — and may be returned to the carts located by the library or cafeteria.  Students who still need their books to read during the SOLs may keep them until after the testing period — but not a day longer.  See your school librarian with any questions — and BRING IN YOUR BOOKS!!